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Titel Handbook of the Mammals of the World - Volume 8, Insectivores, Sloths and Colugos
AuteursDon E. Wilson, Russell A. Mittermeier
Prijs € 160,00
Jaar van uitgifte2018 30 juni
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prijs tot 15 juni 2018 euro 125,00 28 colour plates more than 600 colour photographs 684 distribution maps Published by Lynx Edicions in association with Conservation International and IUCN The penultimate volume of the Handbook of Mammals of the World covers all of the remaining orders (Cingulata, Pilosa, Afrosoricida, Macroscelidea, Scandentia, Dermoptera, and Eulipotyphla), other than bats (Chiroptera). From armadillos, sloths, and anteaters to shrews and moles, Volume 8 includes a wide variety of interesting small or medium-sized mammals from around the world. Most of them have different kinds of invertebrate and insectivorous diets, except sloths and colugos, which are arboreal herbivores and folivores. This volume also includes a Special Chapter: Conservation Priorities and Actions for the Orders Cingulata, Pilosa, Afrosoricida, Macroscelidea, Eulipotyphla, Dermoptera, and Scandentia by Rosalind Kennerley, Thomas Lacher, Jr, Victor Mason, Shelby McCay, Nicolette Roach, P. J. Stephenson, Mariella Superina & Richard Young. Contents and authors: Family Dasypodidae (Long-nosed Armadillos) Colleen McDonough & James Loughry Family Chlamyphoridae (Chlamyphorid Armadillos) Mariella Superina & Agustín Abba Family Myrmecophagidae (Anteaters) Alessandra Bertassoni Family Cyclopedidae (Silky Anteaters) Flávia Miranda Family Megalonychidae (Two-toed Sloths) Nadia Moraes-Barros Family Bradypodidae (Three-toed Sloths) Jonathan Pauli Family Tenrecidae (Tenrecs) Paulina Jenkins Family Potamogalidae (Otter-shrews) Ara Monadjem Family Chrysochloridae (Golden Moles) William Andrew Taylor, Samantha Mynhardt & Sarita Maree Family Macroscelididae (Sengis) Steven Heritage Family Ptilocercidae (Pen-tailed Treeshrew) Melissa Hawkins Family Tupaiidae (Treeshrews) Melissa Hawkins Family Cynocephalidae (Colugos) Jan Janecka & Mary Janecka Family Erinaceidae (Hedgehogs and Gymnures) Troy Best Family Soricidae (Shrews) Connor Burgin, Rudolf Haslauer, Kai He, Arlo Himckey, Stefan Hintsche, Rainer Hutterer, Paulina Jenkins, Masaharu Motokawa, Manuel Ruedi, Boris Sheftel & Neal Woodman Family Talpidae (Moles, Desmans, Star-nosed Moles and Shrew Moles) Boris Kryštufek & Masaharu Motokawa Family Solenodontidae (Solenodons) Samuel Turvey